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I have a VPN connection in my system preference but I don't remember type of this connection (PPTP, IPSec etc). How do I find this out?

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Netstat could tell you that – Buscar웃 Jul 3 '13 at 1:00

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Each kind will look slightly different in the Network System Preference Pane. Your "Home" connection appears to be PPTP. See below images for reference...


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That's a good way of finding it out! – Mohsen Jul 3 '13 at 1:35

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